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TeamTGM to Make WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Debut at Daytona

TeamTGM announced Tuesday (Dec. 1) that they will field an entry in the GT Daytona class for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  It will mark the team’s debut in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. For this effort, the team has taken delivery of a new Porsche 911 GT3 R.  While …

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Entry List: Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio

This weekend marks the first regular length sprint race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.  36 teams will do battle on Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course’s 2.25-mile configuration on Sunday (May 5).  There are a number of changes in play this weekend, partially due to the fact that the FIA …

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Pace Laps: Denny Hamlin’s 2nd Daytona 500 Win & 2 First-Time Winners

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin Scores Emotional Daytona 500 Win for Coach Gibbs, JGR Organization Working with teammate Kyle Busch and surviving three major wrecks in the final 15 laps of competition, Denny Hamlin scored his second Daytona 500 victory Sunday in the Great American Race. Hamlin and …

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Compass Racing to Race McLaren 720S GT3 in WeatherTech Sprint Cup

Compass Racing announced Monday (Dec. 3) that they will field a brand-new McLaren 720S GT3 in the IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup races in 2019.  Paul Holton and Matt Plumb, who have raced as teammates in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge for the past two seasons, will drive the new car.  …

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Matt Plumb, Scott Maxwell Top Road Atlanta CTSC Practices

On Thursday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held two practice sessions at Road Atlanta in preparation for Friday’s FOX Factory 120.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall with a lap of 88.879 seconds (102.881 mph). Practice No. 1 Plumb’s quick lap of the day came during the morning session, …

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Matt Plumb Fastest in Opening Watkins Glen CTSC Practice

On Thursday afternoon, IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams took to Watkins Glen International’s 3.4-mile long course for opening practice.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall in his McLaren 570S GT4 with a lap of 118.139 seconds (103.607 mph). Plumb credits his pace out of the box to testing.  However, …

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C360R’s Matt Plumb Fastest Overall in Austin CTSC Practice

Thursday saw the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams take to the track in an official session for the first time in six weeks.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall in his McLaren 570s GT4 with a lap of 139.832 seconds (87.533 mph). Practice No. 1 Plumb’s quick time came …

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Reinvigorated Grand Sport Class Highlights 40-car CTSC Daytona Entry

On Wednesday, IMSA released the official entry list for next Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season opener, the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  Unlike the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, attendance at the Roar Before the 24 was not required. Rule changes in the offseason that moved the Grand Sport …

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Plumbs Assert Themselves in GS at Lime Rock; Caymans Pace ST

During the Northeast Grand Prix weekend at Lime Rock Park, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge is the primary support series. The series was originally scheduled to race in separate two-hour events, but IMSA announced last week that the field would be combined for one two-hour block, scheduled for Saturday …

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